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Week 34.0 — 18th June '18

Reddit user u/carrotslice has taken to creating realistic flags that replace the colours with what they might represent. The first 7 that have been posted look great and the interpretations are really interesting.

Realistic Brazilian flag
Realistic Brazilian flag

Despite being a big fan of the Brazil national team and knowing what the Brazil flag looked like I never know what the colours represented. The circle in the centre represents the night sky over Rio for example. The items u/carrotslice decided to use on the flag above don't match their actual representations but are surely recognisable and would be believable to most. Until I read up on what the green and yellow represented, I would not have questioned that they could represent the rainforest and the Amazon river.

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Quick links and commentary on interesting articles, videos and more throughout the week.

  1. 34.1 – Monday
    1. Timelapse of the Kilauea lava flow Rainmaker1973 on twitter.com
    2. How TV gave us the classic soccer ball Vox on youtube.com
  2. 34.2 – Tuesday
    1. Your 4-minute guide to all 32 teams at the 2018 World Cup vlogbrothers on youtube.com
    2. Porsche Panamera 4 E-Hybrid fullychargedshow on youtube.com
    3. Photos of soccer fields from around the world theatlantic.com
  3. 34.3 – Wednesday
    1. QuickPad Quick Solutions on kickstarter.com
    2. Scrabble Tile Lights theawesomer.com
    3. Sputnik house intercom design artlebedev.com
    4. TAU trailer Netflix on youtube.com
    5. Let's talk about smartphone chins! Marques Brownlee on youtube.com
    6. David Hogg and Lauren Hogg recount the trauma of the Stoneman Douglas shooting The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on youtube.com
  4. 34.4 – Thursday
    1. Artful Toy Cars Vlad Dragusin + Candylab Toys on kickstarter.com

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